Exclusive: Mustang Mach-E engineering chief explains how teams at home keep the EV on schedule

There’s never a good time for a pandemic. But for the engineers working on the all-electric Ford Mustang Mach-E, and now working from home, the timing could have been a lot worse. The final engineering sign-off on the base model was early February. So engineers can now do the last tweaks remotely, according to Robert Iorio, the Mustang Mach-E’s vehicle engineering manager.

Dozens of the electric SUVs are circulating between engineers, each one getting a thorough wipe-down before being swapped to the next home’s driveway.

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Keep your kids entertained while stuck at home with Google’s augmented reality animals – AsiaOne

Keep your kids entertained while stuck at home with Google’s augmented reality animals  AsiaOne
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Keep Your Kids Entertained While Stuck At Home With 3D Augmented Reality Animals On Google Search – Geek Culture

Keep Your Kids Entertained While Stuck At Home With 3D Augmented Reality Animals On Google Search  Geek Culture
“augmented reality” – Google News

Tesla plans to keep production going at Fremont factory, says in leaked email

Tesla doesn’t seem to plan to stop production at its Fremont factory as ordered by the Sheriff’s Office yesterday, according to an email to employees leaked to Electrek. more…

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Coronavirus UK: Premier League stars are training at home with VR headsets to keep themselves sharp – Daily Mail

Coronavirus UK: Premier League stars are training at home with VR headsets to keep themselves sharp  Daily Mail
“Sweden vr” – Google News

EGEB: Solar took a big stock market hit — but keep your nerve

In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB):

  • Solar took a hit on the stock market this week — what does that mean for the industry?
  • A new study shows that green energy is cheaper than coal, so is undercutting the fossil fuel.
  • Hyundai will bring hydrogen-powered diggers to market by 2023.

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VW chief adjusts goal from ‘overtaking’ Tesla to ‘keep as close as possible’

In a profile of VW CEO Herbert Diess, the Financial Times reports today that the German automaker has enough supply of EV batteries for 1 million EVs through 2023. He said profitability will begin with its first electric SUV. Despite headwinds, the Volkswagen chief says it’s prepared to deliver on its EV promises to become a “fast-follower” behind Tesla’s lead.

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